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Spotlight a video

Spotlighting a video allows the host or co-host to make a person the active view for all participants. It is often used to highlight a keynote speaker. You can spotlight up to nine participant videos.

This guide is aimed at

  • Staff
  • Students

Instructions

Windows | macOS

  1. At the top of your screen, hover over the video of the participant you want to spotlight and click the ellipsis (...).
  2. Click Spotlight for Everyone.
  3. (Optional) To spotlight additional participants (up to 9 total), follow steps 1 and 2 again as needed, clicking on Add Spotlight instead.
  4.  To remove a spotlight, click Remove Spotlight in the upper-left corner of the video area.

Linux

  1. Right click on the video of participant who you want to spotlight.
  2. Click Spotlight Video. You can only spotlight one person at a time.
  3. To remove a spotlight, click Cancel the Spotlight Video in the upper-left corner of the video area.

iOS

  1. Tap Participants. This will be at the top of your screen on an iPad and the bottom of your screen on an iPhone.
  2. Tap the name of the participant you want to spotlight.
  3. Tap Spotlight Video. You can only spotlight one person at a time.
  4. To remove a spotlight, click Remove Spotlight in the upper-left corner of the video area.

Android

Tap Participants.

Tap the name of the participant you want to spotlight. You can only spotlight one person at a time.

Tap Spotlight Video.

To remove a spotlight

  1. Tap Participants.
  2. Tap the participants' name. You can only spotlight one person at a time.
  3. Tap Cancel Spotlight Video.

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